Farm Hand Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Focused Farm Hand with experience working hard in all weather conditions. Work history lifting lots of pounds daily with ease and knowledgeable in animal husbandry, and crop planting. Experienced in fencing, building repair, cultivation and general manual labor. Will work as told without any arguments.

  • Physical stamina
  • Technical skills
  • Ability to maintain crops
  • Transplantation understanding
  • Machinery upkeep
  • Heavy lifting
  • Pest control
  • Livestock care
  • Problem resolution
04/2008 to Current Farm Hand Integrated Life Choices | Littleton, CO,
  • Maintained and repaired farming equipment to provide consistent usability, prime operational condition and alleviate downtime.
  • Identified pests, weeds and plants to determine appropriate selection of pesticides and fertilizers.
  • Checked fields for rocks or other obstacles to prepare land for tilling and physical preparation for spring planting.
  • Identified [Type] issues and immediately notified [Job title] for assistance with remediation.
  • Implemented troubleshooting methods to determine cause of malfunctioning equipment.
  • Cleaned and maintained animal pens by raking up manure and putting down fresh straw and hay.
  • Watered and fertilized crops consistently to promote healthy growth for later harvests.
  • Cared for livestock by feeding and watering all animals [Number] times per day.
  • Repaired buildings, fences and other pertinent structures using [Tool] and [Tool] to keep animals properly contained.
  • Repaired board, barbed wire and electrified fences using saws and [Tool] to keep animals contained.
  • Sprayed [Type] and [Type] crops with pesticides to reduce damage and control insects and other pests.
  • Used all-terrain vehicles to patrol expansive land holding, pastures, and grazing areas to monitor animal activities.
  • Fed, watered and monitored [Type] animals to keep all stock in peak health and optimal reproductive status.
  • Operated trucks, tractors and other large farm equipment to distribute feed to animals, move supplies and transport stock.
  • Maintained detailed inventories of animal food and supplies and sourced suppliers to save over $[Amount] annually.
  • Patrolled holding habitats and grazing areas to monitor animal safety and make timely repairs to equipment, gates and pens.
  • Examined animals to detect illnesses, injuries or disease, as well as monitor both anticipated and undesirable physical changes.
  • Fed and watered over [Number] [Type] animals daily, closely monitored behavior and noted health changes.
  • Herded [Number] of [Type] livestock to transport vehicles, fields and barns using specialized techniques for safety of animals.
04/2008 to Current Lawn Care Worker Swanson Health Products | Remote, OR,
  • Applied fertilizers and pesticides to lawns and grounds to control weeds, insect infestation and maintain soil fertility.
  • Maintained garden areas and landscaping greenery to enhance property appearance and plant health.
  • Scheduled regular landscaping services to promote optimal growth and maintain attractive appearance of lawns and facility grounds.
  • Removed poison ivy and other harmful plants while wearing protective gear.
  • Removed and properly disposed of debris to maintain worksite safety.
  • Determined causes of lawn and garden issues and recommended effective solutions.
  • Responded quickly to customer inquiries and concerns to drive customer satisfaction and maximize retention.
  • Assisted in scheduling weekly landscaping projects and tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Checked machinery and performed routine maintenance to prevent malfunction.
  • Trimmed shrubbery and trees to help plants produce more flowers and fruit to benefit wildlife.
  • Troubleshot mechanical issues and completed basic repairs to keep equipment working at peak levels.
  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds and remove trees.
  • Pruned trees and bushes to improve visibility and shapes.
  • Operated and maintained basic landscaping equipment and vehicles.
  • Applied weed and pest control chemicals to protect customer lawns.
04/2008 to Current Carpenter Apprentice Adolfson & Peterson Construction | San Antonio, TX,
  • Helped with movement of materials and equipment to different job sites.
  • Installed, assembled and repaired woodwork, millwork, cabinetry and trim under supervision of master carpenter.
  • Installed drywall, ceilings, and trim and fabricated replacement trim and moldings.
  • Cut materials on job site to prepare for installation.
  • Read and interpreted specifications and construction drawings to determine best techniques to complete each job.
  • Cleaned job site after work completion and disposed of debris in proper containers.
  • Shaped materials to exact measurements for job requirements using hand tools and power equipment.
  • Installed building structures such as windows, trim and cabinetry alone or with assistants to meet job deadlines.
  • Safely used band, circular, jig, reciprocating, chop and compound miter saws.
  • Ordered materials and made material stock recommendations.
  • Installed floor joists, trusses and rafters.
  • Cut timber, panels and other wooden materials according to measured dimensions.
  • Safely operated power saws, planers, jointers, routers and pneumatic equipment for [Number] days without accident.
  • Promoted team safety by keeping work areas free of hazards.
  • Operated terrain telescoping forklift, backhoe, skid steer and tractor.
Education and Training
Expected in | Redlands Community College, El Reno, OK GPA:

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School Attended
  • Redlands Community College
Job Titles Held:
  • Farm Hand
  • Lawn Care Worker
  • Carpenter Apprentice
  • Some College (No Degree)